U.S. Immigration Law Online Resources

U.S. Immigration Law Online Resources

Note: The following links are to the web.archive site in order to avoid broken links. For historical reason we keep some old sites in this list.

Historical Background
The History of Immigration & Immigrants in the United States
Immigration History Research Center
The WWW Virtual Library on Migration and Ethnic Relations
Immigration & The United States
American Immigration
Internet Modern History Sourcebook: US Immigration
Who Were/Are the Immigrants to the US?
Ships & Immigration
American Family Immigration History Center NEW
Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Cyndi’s List: Immigration & Naturalization
Race & Hispanic Origin of the Foreign-Born Population from 1850 to 1990
The Irish Famine, 1845-50
The Tide of Emigration to The United States & British Colonies
Lives & Letters of an Immigrant Family

Letters from a German Immigrant
Chinese Exclusion Act, 1882
Restriction of Immigration – 1896
Immigration in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Immigration Restrictions in the 1920s
Tension Over Immigration During the 1920s
Immigration at the Turn of the 20th Century
Historical Naturalization Papers 
Changing Immigrant Names
The History of Immigration to Canada

The Law
United States Code.
Code of Federal Regulations UPDATED

US Code Title 8: Aliens & Nationality
US Code Title 8 Chapter 12: Immigration
Immigration & Naturalization Legislation: 1790 – 1996
The Immigration & Nationality Act 
Immigration & Nationality Act
Immigration Control and Financial Responsibility Act of 1996
Immigration Through Legal Immigration Family Equity Act (LIFE) of 2000
U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Law
USDOL: Office Of Administrative Law Judges Reported Immigration Decisions 
H-1B Emergency Update

Government Departments & Agencies
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of Labor 
Law Enforcement & Border Management
The Bureau of Consular Affairs
Department of State: Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs
Executive Office for Immigration Review
EOIR Immigration Courts
U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform
USIA: The United States Information Agency
Division of Immigration Health Services

Government Publications & Databases
INS Handbooks, Manuals & Policy Guidance 
INS Immigration Statistics

INS Reports
EOIR Statistics & Publications
U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Born Population Statistics
U.S. State Department Travel Warnings
U.S. State Department Search 
Foreign-Born Population Surges in the United States 

Refugees & Political Asylum
U.S. Committee for Refugees (USCR)
New Political
U.S. Committee for Refugees (USCR)
New Political Asylum Law Found Constitutional

Naturalization & Citizenship Tests
Citizenship Step-by-Step
How to Become a U.S. Citizen
Vote Book Citizenship Test

Visa Information
U.S. State Department Services: Visas
How to Extend Visit or Change Status in the U.S.
Classes of Aliens Ineligible to Receive Visas
List of Countries Eligible for E Visas (Exhibit I from 9 FAM §41.51)
The Walsh Act Visa Program: Irish Peace Process Cultural & Training

HB1 Visas 
H1B Specialty Occupation Visas
H1B Professionals & Specialty Occupation Workers
H-1B After the Attack 

Passport Information
How to Obtain a Passport
Passport Services
General Passport Information

General Information
Immigration Tutorial Page
American Immigration Law, Regulations & Procedures
Immigration Law
American Immigration Law Center 
Sheela Murthy’s U.S. Immigration Law 
Immigration Law Changes Explained
Immigrants’ Rights
The Immigration Superhighway
American Immigration Resources on the Internet
Immigration Links
The Immigration Portal
Cuban Immigration to The United States
Foreign Student Immigration Issues
Why Isn’t the Green Card Green?
Dual Citizenship FAQ   UPDATED 
The New Mexican Nationality Law: Enforcement Guidelines for New Regulations  

Immigration Through a Family Member
American Immigration Lawyers
VISALAW – Immigration Law
Children’s Immigration Issues
International Adoption & Child Abduction

American Immigration Lawyers Association
National Immigration Law Center 
World Citizen Foundation
The American Immigration Law Foundation 

Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs Grants
U.S. Department of State Grants Links
Edward L. Dubroff  Memorial Legal Writing Contest 

A Research Guide to Aliens and the Law
Research Guide: Immigration Law Materials
U.S. Work Visas: A Guide for Employees & Employers 

Siskind’s Immigration Bulletin
Immigration Law Monthly

Immigration Law Handbook
America Embassy & Consulate Directory
Search for Canada to U.S. Immigration Information

INS Forms
EOIR Forms
U.S. State Department Visa Forms
Passport Application Forms






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